Translation of rob in Spanish:

rob

asaltar, v.

Pronunciation /rɑb//rɒb/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (steal from)
    (bank) asaltar
    (bank) atracar
    (bank) robar
    (person) robarle a
    I've been robbed! ¡me han robado!
    • to rob sb of sth robarle algo a algn
    • she was robbed of all her savings le robaron todos los ahorros
    • On one hand, they did nothing physically wrong - it would be like watching from a street while a guy robs a TV store.
    • Police are searching for witnesses after a man was robbed at knifepoint in a Swindon park.
    • From April to November 2001, the number of people robbed at gunpoint in London rose 53 percent.
    • Being robbed of the £1,000 deposit for a new flat is the last thing Paul Hunt needs at the moment.
    • Once she changes into a criminal and starts attacking people in dark alleys and robbing them, she's out of the picture.
    • Our local convenience store is robbed so often the staff seem to expect it.
    • If there are three thugs robbing somebody you have to arrest all three to solve it perfectly.
    • A teenager was today nursing a suspected broken nose after he was beaten and robbed by a car gang.
    • While in Hawaii for a surf contest, Frank and Joe's hotel room is robbed.
    • Recently, too, a person was attacked and robbed in daylight on a Dublin street.
    • He was robbed twice of the money donated by those who were moved by his cause.
    • One night after a match, a thief robs the wrestling box office.
    • The sheriff had arrested some bandits who robbed a train.
    • The former Major League Baseball pitcher has been arrested for allegedly robbing a jewelry store in Florida.
    • The trio led police on a high-speed chase today after allegedly robbing a house in Lake Los Angeles.
    • Police are hunting a man after a woman was robbed at gunpoint in a Bradford subway.
    • Police yesterday launched a massive hunt for a thug who robbed a terrified pub landlady at gunpoint.
    • When asked why he robbed banks, a noted criminal's famous reply was ‘That's where the money is.’
    • The audience assumes that the bank will now be robbed and that will be it, but the Director has other ideas.
    • The post office has been robbed twice before, the last time just four weeks ago.
  • 2

    (deprive)
    to rob sb/sth of sth privar a algn/algo de algo
    • the last-minute goal robbed them of the championship el gol de último momento les birló el campeonato
    • Such a ruling could effectively rob Congress of its oversight powers for a very long time.
    • However big the reparation they receive, it will never replace what they have been robbed of.
    • Average life expectancy has sunk dramatically and young people have been robbed of any chance to find a reasonable job.
    • This detracts from the impressions of true giants, robbing them of the respect they deserve.
    • Fat makes the digestive system work harder than other foods do, thereby robbing the body of much-needed energy.
    • They lost their jobs, were robbed of all dignity, and yet still soldiered on to achieve great things that were often ignored by history books because of their lifestyle.
    • The injuries also robbed him of his rhythm during the season.
    • Today the elderly are often ignored, while the young are robbed of a carefree childhood.
    • The trust fears that, if the missing track is not replaced, the tram society will withdraw - taking their trams with them and robbing Heaton Park of a popular attraction.
    • The generals felt they were about to be robbed of their victory and, worse, their honor.
    • An administrative error has been blamed for robbing Bradford of the title of Britain's curry capital - to the fury of its restaurateurs.
    • In a very real way, these plaintiffs were robbed of their childhood.
    • A glut of injuries, all at the one time, robbed us of most of our key players.
    • The foot and mouth crisis, robbing Ireland of farm and tourism revenue, is also to blame.
    • ‘Malaria is robbing Africa of its people and potential,’ said Gates.
    • The death of Alfred Schnittke in 1998 robbed the world of one of its most distinctive symphonists.
    • You believe in all these good things, and eventually the world robs you of that.
    • Overjoyed members of Ward's family said he had been robbed of six years of his life after the short hearing concluded.
    • A grassroots vote-buying culture has also robbed the people of their right to elect the wise and the able.
    • I would be heartbroken if I were to win an Oscar and yet be robbed of this moment.